Asbestos Awareness Training. for Tribal School Personnel Presented by Jim Maley. Agenda. What is Asbestos? Video – “Work Safe BC Asbestos Video” ” (2 minutes) Asbestos Health Effects Identify Asbestos Containing Material and Hazardous situations Applicable Regulations.
Tribal School Personnel
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Asbestos is a problem when it is disturbed and fibers are released into the air.
Three main health effects associated with asbestos inhalation are:
– rare cancer of chest lining –
Only considered by EPA definition ACBM if greater than 1% asbestos
There are three main types:
Thermal System Insulation (TSI)
Structural steel & deck coating
Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) effective 1987.
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP)